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  • Trump campaign says it is suing New York Times over Russia opinion piece

    Trump campaign says it is suing New York Times over Russia opinion piece

    President Donald Trump's re-election campaign said on Wednesday it was filing a libel suit accusing the New York Times of intentionally publishing a false opinion article that suggested Russia and the campaign had an overarching deal in the 2016 U.S. election. In an escalation of the Republican

  • Microsoft expects Windows unit to miss revenue outlook on coronavirus impact
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    Microsoft expects Windows unit to miss revenue outlook on coronavirus impact

    Microsoft is the second company in the trillion dollar club to withdraw outlook. The software maker had previously expected the More Personal Computing unit, which houses Windows, to post third-quarter revenue between $10.75 billion and $11.15 billion. Its Windows and Surface computers had been more

  • Reuters

    Colorado lawmakers pass death penalty repeal, send it to governor

    State lawmakers in Denver voted to pass and send to the governor on Wednesday a bill that would repeal Colorado's death penalty, making it the latest of a growing number of states in recent years to abolish capital punishment. Governor Jared Polis, a first-term Democrat, intends to sign the bill

  • Associated Press

    Kraton: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

    HOUSTON (AP) _ Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. (KRA) on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $21.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 67 cents. The specialty chemical company posted revenue

  • Sanders surge spreads fear among House and Senate Democrats
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    Sanders surge spreads fear among House and Senate Democrats

    The problem, Sanders's rivals say, isn't just that he is unelectable. It’s that nominating him would make dozens of down-ballot Democratic House, Senate and state legislature candidates more vulnerable too.

  • Associated Press

    Upland Software: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Upland Software Inc. (UPLD) on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $19.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 80 cents. For the current quarter ending in April, Upland

  • Reuters

    Deadly mass shooting reported at Molson Coors facility in Milwaukee

    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, citing multiple unnamed sources, said seven people had been killed, including the shooter. A message posted by the Milwaukee Police Department on Twitter said only that police were "investigating a critical incident" and urged the public to "stay clear

  • Police investigate attack on elderly Asian man collecting recyclables in San Francisco
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    Police investigate attack on elderly Asian man collecting recyclables in San Francisco

    “It is heartbreaking to see this type of violence occur in our community, and no one should ever have to endure this,” one official said.

  • Stars wear masks amid coronavirus warnings -- but experts say most don't need them
    Good Morning America

    Stars wear masks amid coronavirus warnings -- but experts say most don't need them

    Famous stars are showing off the way they are protecting themselves while traveling amid warnings and public speculation regarding coronavirus. A day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans to prepare for a "significant disruption" from the virus, celebrities

  • Milwaukee police respond to active shooting near MillerCoors office building
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    Milwaukee police respond to active shooting near MillerCoors office building

    Police in Milwaukee have responded to an active shooting situation near a MillerCoors building. The incident was unfolding in the area near the area of the 4000 block of West State Street, police said. Milwaukee police said it was responding to a "critical incident" at the office buildings

  • Murder trial begins for American teens accused of killing Italian cop in Rome
    Good Morning America

    Murder trial begins for American teens accused of killing Italian cop in Rome

    The trial of the two American teens accused of killing an Italian police officer began in Rome Wednesday, with the pair facing charges of aggravated murder and attempted extortion. Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth, 19, and Finnegan Elder, 20, have been jailed in the Italian capital since July 2019 on

  • Limbaugh and Trump fuel coronavirus conspiracy theories
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    Limbaugh and Trump fuel coronavirus conspiracy theories

    Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh is telling his listeners that the coronavirus is a plot to bring down President Trump and attacked the CDC official who warned on Tuesday that the virus will spread in the U.S.

  • Trump announces news conference on coronavirus with CDC after days of mixed messages
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    Trump announces news conference on coronavirus with CDC after days of mixed messages

    Following days of sending mixed messages on the risk the coronavirus poses to the United States, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning he will hold a news conference at the White House with Centers for Disease Control representatives at 6 p.m. and blamed news organizations for making coronavius

  • Coronavirus live updates: 2 Caribbean islands turn away cruise ship
    Good Morning America

    Coronavirus live updates: 2 Caribbean islands turn away cruise ship

    As clusters of novel coronavirus continue to pop up around the globe, the United States is grappling with how to prepare for an outbreak on American soil. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health revealed that a person living in northern Norway has contracted the virus. The unidentified patient was

  • Here's why Clyburn's Biden endorsement could prove crucial ahead of South Carolina primary
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    Here's why Clyburn's Biden endorsement could prove crucial ahead of South Carolina primary

    House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Wednesday morning threw his weight behind former Vice President Joe Biden, offering a much-needed boost for the onetime Democratic frontrunner who has fallen behind several of his competitors in early primaries.

  • As coronavirus cases surge, the U.S. military prepares for possible pandemic
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    As coronavirus cases surge, the U.S. military prepares for possible pandemic

    As the novel coronavirus continues to spread beyond China, the U.S. military announced its first confirmed case and commanders across the globe braced for the worst.

  • Actor Johnny Depp takes Sun newspaper to court in 'wife beater' libel case
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    Actor Johnny Depp takes Sun newspaper to court in 'wife beater' libel case

    Hollywood star Johnny Depp appeared in a London court on Wednesday to hear his lawyer argue that Depp's ex-wife had lied when she accused him of beating her in comments quoted by the tabloid newspaper the Sun. Depp, the 55-year-old star of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films, is suing

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    Witnesses at London's Grenfell fire inquiry to be protected from prosecution -British AG

    Witnesses at a public inquiry into the 2017 fire at Grenfell Tower in London which killed 72 people will be immune from prosecution over the evidence they give, Britain's attorney general said on Wednesday. "The undertaking I am providing to the Inquiry means it can continue to take evidence

  • Trial begins for jailed American pals in policeman's slaying
    Associated Press

    Trial begins for jailed American pals in policeman's slaying

    In pre-trial court documents, prosecutors alleged that Finnegan Lee Elder, now 20, thrust an 18-centimeter (7-inch) knife repeatedly into Carabiniere Vice Brigadier Mario Cerciello, while his friend, Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, now 19, scuffled with the officer's partner. The jailed defendants have contended

  • Parchman inmates sue Mississippi officials over "barbaric" prison conditions
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    Parchman inmates sue Mississippi officials over "barbaric" prison conditions

    The proposed class-action lawsuit, funded by rapper Yo Gotti and Jay-Z's Team Roc, was filed in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Mississippi.

  • Associated Press

    Square: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Square Inc. (SQ) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $390.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had profit of 83 cents.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil fall as coronavirus fears grip markets
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    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil fall as coronavirus fears grip markets

    Stocks and oil prices resumed their fall on Wednesday after a local authority said over 80 people were being monitored for the novel coronavirus in New York State's Long Island, adding to concern over spread in Europe and the Middle East. Financial markets have been reacting to news of the virus&

  • Driver in fatal I-80 school bus crash sentenced to 10 years
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    Driver in fatal I-80 school bus crash sentenced to 10 years

    The driver of a school bus who veered across Interstate 80 in New Jersey after missing an exit and crashed into a dump truck, killing a teacher and a student and injuring dozens of others, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison. Hudy Muldrow, 79, had pleaded guilty in December to reckless vehicular

  • Jay-Z helps 150 inmates at Mississippi prison sue over 'constant peril'
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    Jay-Z helps 150 inmates at Mississippi prison sue over 'constant peril'

    Inmates at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman "live a miserable and hopeless existence confronted daily by imminent risk of substantial harm," the suit said.